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September 2020

Justice Brett Busby Wins Texas Lawyer Poll for Supreme Court Place 8

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Justice Brett Busby is the choice of lawyers across the state in the race for Supreme Court, Place 8, according to an anonymous poll of members of the State Bar of Texas. The State Bar’s 2020 Judicial Poll included all candidates who filed applications for nomination with their respective parties. The poll listed each candidate’s name and city of residence but did not include partisan labels or information about incumbency.

View the results here!

Justice Brett Busby and Colleagues Host Justice Jam for Legal Aid

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From the Texas Bar Blog:

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation hosted a virtual Justice Jam emceed by Supreme Court of Texas Justice Eva Guzman at noon on May 20.

Texas Supreme Court justices and Texas lawyers performed in the first-of-a-kind event to raise funds for emergency legal aid work supported by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation.

With unemployment rates on the rise because of COVID-19, thousands of Texans will find themselves in poverty—some for the first time in their lives.

Performers included Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht; Texas Supreme Court Justice Brett Busby; Judge Eric Shepperd; Amanda Arriaga; Claude Ducloux; Debra Tsuchiyama Baker, Helen Jenkins, and Paul Shanklin; Black Dirt Tango: Dawn Estes and Steve Henry; and Christine Melton Crain, Mark Sales, Bryan Dunklin, and Kent Hofmeister.

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